Pflugerville Back Pain with Hip Pain Helped with Exercise

Have you heard? Exercise is good. Pflugerville Wellness Center bets you have! Whether we like it or not, we all need to exercise, move, and get our blood flowing! Pflugerville chiropractic patients are encouraged to do some type of exercise as part of their general treatment plan for hip pain as well as any related Pflugerville back pain with good reason.  It is good!

SPECIFIC EXERCISES FOR SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

Since Pflugerville Wellness Center cares for a lot of musculoskeletal pain like back pain and neck pain and related arm and leg pain, a new paper was quite interesting! It documented the recommendation and benefit of exercise for several specific conditions. A list of exercises for various diseases – musculoskeletal system diseases like low back pain, hip fracture, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis – explained the preventive and rehabilitative effects for each in addition to the correct intensity and frequency. (1) Patients with knee osteoarthritis found relief with isolated hip and leg strengthening exercises with improvement of their knee pain, function and quality of life. (2) Pflugerville Wellness Center invites patients with knee, back and hip pain to our chiropractic practice.

HIP PAIN…OR BACK PAIN?

Hip pain issues occur alone. Hip pain issues may arise in combination with low back issues like spinal stenosis. Hips xrays alone are not reliable. MRIs are more dependable for confirming diagnosis. Hip pain may mimic lumbar spinal stenosis. (3) What Pflugerville Wellness Center carefully examines for are non-spine related issues like avascular necrosis of the hip and hip fractures so that those may be managed with other healthcare practitioners as well. Pflugerville Wellness Center ensures our patients receive the care they require!

BACK PAIN RELATED HIP PAIN

Patients with non-specific mechanical low back pain are unique in their pelvic, hip and knee movements while walking. They also are less able to extend their hip flexors and abductor muscles. (4) Researchers further explained that low back pain influenced muscles of the lumbopelvic area. It’s important for back pain sufferers. Changes in hip muscles may come from alterations in the cross-sectional area and volume of muscle. Why is this of value? It suggests that development of exercise programs to enhance hip muscle function in back pain patients is essential. (5) Surgeons are even noting value in having patients who choose back surgery do “prehabilitation” exercises before back surgery as it improved range of motion, leg pain intensity, lumbar spine extensor muscle endurance and walking capacity…without adverse side effects. (6) Pflugerville Wellness Center offers treatment programs of exercise combined with evidence based spinal manipulation and nutrition to avert back surgery when possible as well as56 pre-habilitate and rehabilitate Pflugerville back pain patients!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Matt Alexander on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the application of Cox® Technic flexion distraction to ease the pain of lumbar spinal stenosis.

Schedule a Pflugerville chiropractic appointment for your back pain and hip pain. Pflugerville chiropractic treatment plan will likely include some of that exercise you have heard is good! Don’t fret. We will work together to be sure the exercise is good for you.

 
Pflugerville Wellness Center may recommend exercise for hip pain relief along with other chiropractic care options. 
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